banners
Kickas Main Page | Rights and Responsibilities | Donate to Kickas
Kickas Links
·HOME
·Forums Main Index
·Register!
MEDICAL CENTRE
·Medicine Contract
·AS Patient Guidebook
·Pain Map
·Disease Modification
·Ask your doctor
·AS and RA Papers
·AS Acronyms
DIET CENTRE
·London AS Diet
·Molecular Mimicry
·AS Dietary Primer
·AS Food Guide
SUPPORT CENTRE
·In Memorium
·KickAS Stories
·KickAS Banners
·Donations
Forum Stats
13,125 Registered Members
28 Forums
43,560 Topics
517,348 Posts

Most users ever online: 1,568 @ 06/29/16 03:25 PM
Newest Members
Cymro, Esmeralda, Fmoulder, Madisonaz, BarbaraCF
13125 Registered Users
KickAs Team
Administrator/owner:
John (Dragonslayer)
Administrator:
Melinda (mig)
WebAdmin:
Timo (Timo)
Administrator:
Brad (wolverinefan)

Moderators:
- Tim (Dotyisle)
- Chelsea (Kiwi)
- Megan (Megan)
- Wendy (WendyR)
- John (Cheerful)
- Chris (fyrfytr187)

QR Code
If you want to use this QR code (Quick Response code) just save the image and paste it where you want. You can even print it and use it that way. Coffee cups, T-Shirts etc would all be good for the QR code.
Topic Options
#519008 - 08/25/18 08:10 AM 3rd Spinal Correction Surgery Within Last 14 Month
AJ_FUSED Offline
New_Member

Registered: 05/14/17
Posts: 16
Hi fellow AS warriors, it's AJ here..

On Thursday 23rd August 2018 I had my 3rd spinal correction osteotomy surgery. My 1st was last July 2017 on my neck (chin on chest deformity), then 16wks later in November it was my 2nd surgery, this time on my thoracic....And 2 days ago I had a lumbar correction.

My lumbar spine was fused & deformed, I didnt have the arch & the angle of the lumbar was 8 degrees, so I had a flat lower back. My surgeon reconstructed the arch and my newly corrected angle is now 45 degrees. I now should have a spine that somewhat actually resembles an s shaped spine.

I'm typing this while in a hospital bed on day 2 post op. I'm in a lot of pain throughout my body. my thighs are extremely tight & tender, I can't bend my legs and I've only been able to stand on the spot..no steps/walking yet. My shoulders & arms are also extremely painful & weak + damage to my right pec (swollen)....my lower back has extreme post op pain + I'm having a continuous flare up & spasm attack in my lumbar muscles.....it's very early days as my body reacts to yet another traumatic event and each hour that goes by gets a little better.

I'll keep ya updated as i heal....

never lose hope, never stop fighting and embrace the journey to reclaim your life...

AJ;)

Top
#519011 - 08/25/18 07:41 PM Re: 3rd Spinal Correction Surgery Within Last 14 Month [Re: AJ_FUSED]
mulehound Online   content
Commanding_AS_Kicker

Registered: 04/27/09
Posts: 680
Loc: USA state of Utah
I love your attitude and fighting spirit endure to the end.
Darrel

Top
#519012 - 08/26/18 12:55 PM Re: 3rd Spinal Correction Surgery Within Last 14 Month [Re: AJ_FUSED]
aaron Offline
New_Member

Registered: 12/12/01
Posts: 5
Loc: Seattle, WA
Those low back spasms - I had the same thing with my surgery. I hope they are being generous with the muscle relaxers. They saved me.

Top
#519015 - 08/28/18 05:44 AM Re: 3rd Spinal Correction Surgery Within Last 14 Month [Re: AJ_FUSED]
Frederick
Unregistered


It was way back in 1983 that I had similar surgery. It was all in all one of the best things they ever did for me. Best of luck with it all

Top
#519165 - 11/07/18 05:09 PM Re: 3rd Spinal Correction Surgery Within Last 14 Month [Re: AJ_FUSED]
Lon Offline
Very_Addicted_to_AS_Kickin

Registered: 09/11/01
Posts: 8391
Loc: Gillette, Wyoming
A J
How are you today?
_________________________
I keep the New Covenant,
when I fail....I am pulled
back into place by HIM.

Top

Moderator:  fyrfytr187, WendyR 
Who's Online
1 registered (mulehound), 105 Guests and 0 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Recent Posts
Moon: Lunar cycle and symptom changes
by Robin_H
11/12/18 01:25 PM
Essential Oils as topical anti-microbials
by Robin_H
11/06/18 11:05 AM
Grand Junction
by mulehound
11/04/18 04:40 PM
Website To Check Foods & Recipes For Starch
by MattR
11/04/18 11:28 AM
BOOK -- Recipes for Repair
by Robin_H
10/26/18 11:59 PM
Help are these pains related?
by lulu12
10/26/18 06:52 PM
New Diagnosis of my 12 year old daughter
by BarbaraCF
10/25/18 08:22 AM
(Views)Popular Topics
"FITNESS" TEAM! - All Physical Activity & Sports 40,571,257
hmmm 2,142,232
Has anyone had Pedicle subtraction Osteotomy ? 1,779,314
What to do about healthcare? Can it be fixed? 1,199,636
User names revisited 974,186
Medicinal Marijuana 899,148
A.S and beds, What do you find best? 895,221
OMG!!!! 839,598
No/Low Starch Diet Success Stories 641,997
THE STARCH CONTENT OF FOODS - THE LIST 463,547